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Schulz/Peanuts news

So I know you’ve been thinking “I forgot to get the AAUGH Blogger anything for his birthday. What can I do to make up for it?”

You can get me this:It is one of four Peanuts originals currently up for auction at Sotheby’s (thanks to not-that-Jean for the tip), and in terms of pure cartooning, one of my favorite Peanuts strips. (Also up for auction is the strip that put a vital twist in the Dark and Stormy Night story.)

Schulz/Peanuts news
Trusting journalism is hard

Did Schulz get idea from his kids? Was his dog like Snoopy? This 1957 article makes it clear: the answer to both questions is “no”! This 1958 article begs to differ! 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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Christo R.I.P.

The artist Christo, famed for humongous fabric installations that permeated the landscape or wrapped around large items, has passed away¬†from natural causes at 84. His relevance for Peanuts is that he was not only mentioned in the strip, but he interacted with its world, as he wrapped Snoopy’s doghouse in …

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More on Harriet Glickman

Jean Schulz and Schulz Museum director Karen Johnson have posted their memories of Harriet Glickman, the woman who suggested to Schulz that he add an African American to the cast. And here you’ll find the interview I did with her for the podcast, recorded in the same home where she’d …